The Small Market Meetings Niche

Find out the ways second- and third-tiered cities can help meeting planners create top-notch events that won’t break the bank.


Planning a Convention in Jordan

Lou Priluker, convention chairman for the International Boxing Federation, reflects on his experience at Petra, Wadi Rum and Jordanian hotels, as well as how he hopes to set up a future convention in Jordan.


Welcome To Manhattan, Kansas!

Find out why Manhattan, Kansas, has a lot to offer meetings and events with our online video!


Anaheim Convention Center’s Grand Plaza opens

The Anaheim Convention Center Grand Plaza, a 100,000 square-foot outdoor event space, enhances the open, campus-like space surrounding the Anaheim Convention Center.


Hosting the SMM Conference

Teri Schmidt, with Sioux Falls, talks about why they wanted to host the conference and what sites Sioux Falls has that meeting planners would appreciate.


Victorian charm in Eureka Springs

Karen Pryor, with Eureka Springs, Ark., speaks about Eureka Spring’s Victorian feel and meeting facilities.


The draw of Portland

Elissa English, with Portland, Maine, CVB, discusses the nostalgic draw of Maine and the interesting venues in Portland.


Eclectic Bangor

Kerrie Tripp, with Bangor, Maine, CVB, reveals the eclectic essence of the city and Bangor’s brand new convention center.


Conference wrap-up with Cappuzzello

Joe Cappuzzello, with the SMM Conference, reviews the conference and the planners’ response to it.